Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Brazil’s Students Occupy Their Schools to Save Them - The New York Times

Brazil’s Students Occupy Their Schools to Save Them - The New York Times:



"São Paulo, Brazil — Brazil’s economy, a huge corruption scandal at a state-owned oil company and, more recently, impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff have dominated the news about this country recently. But it’s another crisis in the state of São Paulo that has the potential to shape democracy in the country for years to come. That’s because this crisis — a huge protest in response to the state’s plan to close 94 public schools — involves some of the country’s youngest citizens: elementary, middle and high school students."



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